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Switzerland

  • Getting the tax right

    The right tax structure is essential to commercial property deals. Bruno Schefer, chief executive officer of the Swiss property investor, Züblin Immobilien, tells Ralph Cunningham how his company obtains and uses the best tax advice

  • Switzerland maintains key position in transfer-pricing

    Transfer pricing is central to the realization of defensible, efficient business models, value-chain designs, and corporate-tax optimization planning, as well as opportunities for M&A, argues Norbert Raschle of PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • Restructuring and VAT: Mind the traps

    Taxpayers must pay attention to value-added tax issues when dealing with restructurings in Switzerland, warn Michaela Merz and Tobias Meier Kern of PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • Amendments to corporate tax system lack breadth

    A second round of corporate tax reform is on the way. Current proposals are of limited scope, points out Marcel Widrig of PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • The legislature and Federal Court send mixed signals on M&A

    New merger legislation clarifies corporate and tax law and has improved Switzerland's appeal as a business location, point out Peter Uebelhart, Michel Jaggi and Jean-David Wenger of KPMG


International Correspondents